2014-05-01

HealthPlus insurance seminars held at library



FLINT — HealthPlus will partner with the Genesee District Library resulting in mid-Michigan’s largest health insurer providing six 45-minute seminars about lowcost health insurance options for county residents. The seminars are at GDL locations throughout Genesee County, are free to the public and require no reservation. MTA bus routes serve each library location. HealthPlus representatives will discuss affordable insurance options […]

In brief



Consumers sponsoring conference today GENESEE COUNTY — Consumers Energy will serve as the host sponsor for next week’s ACI National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show in Detroit, the nation’s leading educational and training event for professionals who work in the home energy-efficiency industry. More than 1,000 home performance professionals are expected to attend the three-day conference from April 29-May […]

GM Foundation donates $80,000 through grants



GENESEE COUNTY — The General Motors Foundation announced grants on April 25 totaling $80,000 to support programs at 13 Flint-area nonprofits and organizations that serve children, adults and seniors and address environmental issues in the community. This is the fifth consecutive year the GM Foundation has issued Plant City Grants in the Flint, bringing its local funding support total to […]

Softball team routs SWA for first win




The Cavaliers broke through for their first wins of season in a big way Monday, routing Flint Southwestern Academy, 21-2 and 12-3, in a Saginaw Valley League- South Division doubleheader at Southwestern. Madison Cox won the opener, striking out 11 while allowing just three hits and one walk. Jessica McClung won the second game, allowing five hits and striking out […]

Cavs’ golfers slosh through Lapeer Tune-up




LAPEER — Give Carman- Ainsworth golfers credit for just getting through the Lapeer Tune-up last Friday. The Cavaliers and 22 other teams braved a day-long rain and temperatures in the 40s to slog through 18 holes and five hours of golf on a difficult and hilly course. Carman-Ainsworth wound up in 23rd place, shooting 494 on the par-72 layout. Charlton […]

Sports Shorts



Holmes first running back selected EAST LANSING — Carman-Ainsworth grad and Michigan State redshirt freshman Gerald Holmes was the first running back selected in MSU’s annual spring game draft on April 23. Holmes was a member of the victorious White squad, which defeated the Green 20-13. Holmes is currently sitting at No. 4 on the spring depth chart at the […]

Roundup



BASEBALL Carman-Ainsworth exploded against Flint Southwestern to grab a 15-0 Saginaw Valley League-South victory in three innings on Monday. Pitcher Alphonso Foster helped fuel this effort by giving up just a hit and a walk with four strikeouts. In the nightcap Andrew Ramirez went 2-for- 2 with three RBI, three runs and two steals in game that was called in […]

So long Hockeytown

Fat Guy Corner

The NHL playoffs are over in Hockeytown. The Boston Bruins ended the Red Wings’ season late in the afternoon last Saturday. Detroit shocked the Bruins with a game-one win and that was it after that. The big bad Bruins reeled off four straight victories. The boys from Boston were just a better all-around hockey club. They received great goaltending and […]

Orange barrels are rolling out



FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission has begun work on Miller Road between Linden and Dye Roads. Orange barrels are blocking the right lanes in that section and also placed at the westbound intersections approaching Linden at Miller and Miller at Dye. Heavy equipment and crews are also in the area. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, MAY 10 14th Annual North Branch Athletic Boosters Golf Scramble 10 a.m. Registration at 9:30 am WASHAKIE GOLF COURSE Burnside Rd., North Branch. Four person scramble, men and women welcome. Cost $240 per team. Fundraiser for North Branch Boys Varsity Golf. Entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart included. Continental breakfast, hot dogs, brats at the turn. Cash […]